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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR OMITTING

Shakespeare copies it word for word, only omitting with admirable art the first line.

He told of the lawyer's letter, omitting for the present the news of the legacy.

Wrong none by doing injuries, or omitting the benefits that are your duty.

So I will read it exactly as it stands, omitting absolutely nothing.

Hence Cicero blames Antony for omitting this in the case of Lepidus.

And the reason for omitting the ghost in a trial is obvious.

I can understand their omitting no opportunity of doing that.

The periodic time of the earth is 365 days, omitting the quarter day.

There must have been reasons in Whittington's mind for omitting any endowment of schools.

Omitting 'Surely this decision should have settled the question.

WORD ORIGIN

early 15c., from Latin omittere "let go, let fall," figuratively "lay aside, disregard," from assimilated form of ob (here perhaps intensive) + mittere "let go, send" (see mission). Related: Omitted; omitting.

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